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#beautiful by Luis Casco / Giveaway


True story…I’ve been taking selfies before selfies were “a thing.” If you left your camera laying around, more than likely you found selfies of me making insane faces. Today, selfies are totally normal. So much in fact, that my good friend and makeup artist extraordinaire Luis published #beautiful by Luis Casco—50 Easy-to-create selfie-ready beauty looks. And I’m going to give you a chance to win your very own autographed copy! Read more

Beauty Buzz / Urban Decay (Eyes)

I wouldn’t say I was obsessed with Urban Decay…OK…maybe a little bit. Just a tiny bit. Can you blame me? They are pretty amazing. I was just invited to a little blogger preview last month where I was able to get my hands on a few of their newest products. I was in UD heaven! I wanted to share a few of them with you today. Let’s start with the eyes and a palette everyone was lusting after. Read more

Beauty Buzz / WEN Cleansing Conditioner


We’ve all seen the WEN Hair Care commercials with founder Chaz Dean—haven’t we? He’s a Hollywood celebrity hair stylist with a booming salon. Seems like an awesome product. But his promise of “Say Goodbye to Lather™” has me a little worried. I mean…no lather? I guess I had to try the WEN Cleansing Conditioner out for myself. I was sent a sample and put it to the test. Read more

10 Beauty Tips I’d Share with My Younger Self (Vlog)

For as long as I’ve been blogging, I’ve never really thought about creating a vlog (video blog). I feel like you guys only know the blogger side of me. So, I’ve decided to create at least one video a week on my YouTube channel. Make sure you guys head over and SUBSCRIBE today. This first vlog is all about beauty tips I’d share with my younger self. We all wish we knew then what we know now. Right? Watch it below!

Beauty Buzz / ColourPop In Bloom


I have a little blogger confession. Sometimes, I have a little bit of a problem reviewing beauty products on time and in season. For example, I was gifted this ColourPop In Bloom collection ($39) by Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg in the spring. It is now the middle of summer and I’m just getting around to trying it out. Oopsie…I don’t really follow makeup trends anyways, so I guess it’s no biggie. These shades are always in season for me! Read more

Surviving BeautyCon Los Angeles

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Where are all of my beauty lovers at? I’m not talking about just loving beauty, but I mean like beauty obsessed. Like, you watch YouTube makeup tutorials and beauty hauls religiously. And you can name 5 beauty gurus right now off the top of your head. Yeah, I’m definitely talking to you. You are the perfect candidate for BeautyCon. This past weekend, I made it over to BeautyCon Los Angeles and it was definitely an experience! Read more

3 Essential Summer Beauty Finds

Oh summer, you are so awesome—when you’re not blazingly blinding me. Actually, I’m kind of happy with the mild weather you’ve given us Angelenos this season. Still, I find myself dealing with a few summer beauty issues. Am I alone here? I doubt it. Thank goodness for these three essential summer beauty fixes I found for my peskiest problems. Read more

Beauty Buzz / Block Island Organics


Finding the best skincare isn’t always the easiest thing. That’s why I love introducing you to different beauty products. Hopefully, you’ll find one that’s a perfect fit for you and your skin. Maybe this summer it will be Block Island Organics. They recently reached out and sent me their Organic Purifying Facial Cleanser, Organic Revitalizing Night Cream, and Natural Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 to try out. And even gave me a discount code to share with you (no I won’t make a penny from it).  Read more

5 Summer Beauty Changes

Ahhhhhhhh…summer is officially here. I know a lot of you are really happy. Maybe a little too happy to face this blazing heat.  I’m not going lie, it’s not my favorite season. But, living in L.A., I deal with it. I really don’t have a choice. And as the weather changes, so does my beauty routine. Read more


I love a bright and bold red lip. Don’t you? Believe me, I know it’s not for everyone. I just get bummed out when I hear my friends saying that they can’t wear bright lipstick. My response? “YOU CAN wear bold and bright colors!” Yes, you can! This summer is the perfect time to get adventurous. I even created a new Pinterest board to inspire your future lipstick looks. I’ll be updating it often, so make sure to follow that board if you’re on Pinterest. So, which one of these bold shades will you try this summer?

Follow Curves and Chaos™’s board Lipspiration on Pinterest.

Beauty Buzz / RITUALS True Happiness


In this world of blogging, I love getting a chance to try out new beauty products. Especially, those that were created with purpose. RITUALS, whose collections are based on Eastern traditions, is also based on the idea that “happiness can be found in the smallest of things. We transform your everyday routines into moments of indulgence by means of beautiful and luxurious products.” I was sent their True Happiness Gift Set and I can see it making a great gift for the beauty lover in your life. Read more